- Supplemental Questions
- TRELS - Statement of Interest
Explain how your participation in the TRELS program will help you achieve your educational and career goals.
- TRELS - Statement of Obstacles
Explain what obstacles you have faced that have limited your ability to do research, participate in creative endeavors, or do community service projects. How will the TRELS program help to alleviate these obstacles?
- TRELS - Project
Please describe the project you would like to conduct in terms that can be understood by a non-expert audience.
- TRELS - Independence
TRELS is meant to support your independent project, which should be supervised and mentored by a faculty member, but which should be your own work and responsibility. Please explain how your project reflects your independent work. If you are proposing to work on a larger collaborative project, please explain which piece of this project will be your specific responsibility.
- TRELS - Deliverable
TRELS requires students to submit a summary of their project (a paper, poster presentation, oral presentation, or creative product) by the end of the academic year during which they receive their scholarship. What will the outcome of your project be, and how will you submit it by the deadline? Please keep in mind: the deadline to submit project deliverables for TRELS quarterly awards received during the current 2020-2021 academic year is the end of the Spring 2021 quarter.
- TRELS - Previous Award
Have you accepted a TRELS award in the past?
- TRELS - Progress Report
If you have previously accepted a TRELS award for this project, please provide a brief update on the progress of your project thus far. Updates might include notes of meetings held with your mentor, a project timeline, a research plan, etc.
- TRELS - Faculty Mentor
Please enter the name of your faculty mentor.
- TRELS - Faculty Mentor Email Address
Please enter your mentor's email address.
- TRELS - Faculty Support
Please re-enter the name and email of your faculty mentor by clicking "Add a New Reference" ASAP. This should be the UC San Diego academic faculty member with whom you plan to do your proposed TRELS project. Graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, research scientists, and/or visiting lecturers are not eligible to serve as formal TRELS mentors, although we do encourage students to develop additional mentoring relationships beyond their primary faculty mentor. Once this information is entered and saved, our office will send an auto-email to your professor requesting their support. Please speak to your supporting professor for authorization before you begin your application. Read the application instructions very carefully and follow-up with your professor to confirm their receipt of the auto-emails. Applications without a statement of support will not be reviewed. It is the applicant’s responsibility to ensure that the statement of support is submitted by the application deadline.
Note that there is NO LETTER of recommendation required, just a request for the faculty to agree to statements of support for this project.
- TRELS - Project Type
What kind of project are you proposing?
- TRELS - Project Type (Other)
If 'other', please specify here.
- Project Area
In which field(s) of study is/are your project? (Select all that apply)
- A. General field(s) of your project
- B. Sub-field(s) of your project
- TRELS Program Requirements (in order to be eligible, all of the following must be checked):
- Clarification of Responses
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- TRELS - Statement of Interest